Government direct rail support in Great Britain 2001-2019

This statistic shows the annual amount given by the UK government to the rail industry in Great Britain as direct rail support from 2001/2002 and 2018/2019. Over this period, the highest amount of support given by the government was almost 4.5 billion British pounds during the fiscal year of 2006/2007.
Subsequently, after falling to slightly over 3.45 billion British pounds in the fiscal year 2013/2014, the annual amount given by the UK government to the rail industry as direct rail support rose to 4.2 billion British pounds in the fiscal year of 2017/2018, only to fall again to 3.8 billion British pounds in the fiscal year of 2018/2019.

Direct rail support from the UK government to the rail industry in Great Britain from 2001/2002 to 2018/19*

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Sources

Release date

December 2019

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

2001 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* Direct rail support, according to the source, comprises Network Grant payments to Network Rail, and includes payments to London and Continental Railways during the construction of the High Speed 1 route.

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